GroupMe Refines Features via Update

GroupMe Refines Features via Update

Aug 26, 2016

GroupMe users should be pleased with its current update, which adds features and refinemenmts.

Per Google Play:

WHAT’S NEW

* Find Friends now shows the address book email and number as well as the name
* Added support for Direct Share
* Improvements to sign up
* Improvements to GIF notifications
* General bug fixes and improvements

The app remains free on Google Play.

Google Drive Gains New Features via Update

Google Drive Gains New Features via Update

Aug 26, 2016

As Google’s all-encompassing take on cloud storage and document management, Drive does receive a lot of attention; now, via update, it is adding a host of new features, including the ability to toggle comment notifications and upgrade opportunities.

It also marks the last official update for folks that still use Android ICS.

The app’s Google Play page has the full change log:

WHAT’S NEW

* Easily upgrade your storage plan in-app
* Add homescreen shortcuts to your favorite files
* Receive comment notifications
* Performance improvements and bug fixes
This is the last supported release of Drive for Android on all Ice Cream Sandwich (Android 4.0) devices. Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) users will receive no further updates to Drive on Android.

Drive remains free (with new-ish) in-app upgrade opportunities on Google Play.

Pokémon GO Gets Appraisal Feature via Update

Pokémon GO Gets Appraisal Feature via Update

Aug 26, 2016

International phenomenon Pokémon GO is getting an update — one which, among other things, introduces a new creature battling prowess appraisal feature.

More specifically (per Google Play):

WHAT’S NEW

– Implemented Pokémon Appraisal: Trainers will now be able to learn about a Pokémon’s attack and defense capabilities from their Team Leader (Candela, Blanche, or Spark) to determine which of their Pokémon have the most potential for battle.
– Fixed a bug that kept defeated Pokémon at 1HP; these Pokémon will now return as fainted Pokémon. We’re working on rebalancing the training battle, stay tuned.
– Minor bot fixes

The popular game remains free on the Play Store.

Upcoming Literary RPG ‘Fallen London’ Gets Firm Date

Upcoming Literary RPG ‘Fallen London’ Gets Firm Date

Aug 26, 2016

Fallen London is an interesting desktop game port that has done well on iOS, and we hear that it will be on Android as soon as this month.

Excerpts from the press release are below:

Fallen London is a dark and hilarious Victorian-Gothic text adventure, where every choice has a consequence: from the style of your hat to the price of your soul.

FEATURES:

● Literary RPG with over 1.5 million delicious words
● Choose from a miscellany of avatars and gender options
● Befriend, beguile or antagonise hundreds of characters from diplomats and devils to Clay Men, Rubbery Men and the elusive Masters
● Increase a vast array of character qualities, shaping your character as you go
● Hundreds of items, outfits and pets available in the Bazaar
● Play the mobile version alongside the browser experience with the same character
● Forge your own path through a dark Victorian city and beyond!

So, for those still paying attention… due date: August 31st. The game will be free (with in-app purchase opportunities).

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[via Failbetter Games Blog]

Mint Gets an Update

Mint Gets an Update

Aug 26, 2016

Intuit’s financial management application Mint: Personal Finance & Money just received an update.

WHAT’S NEW

– Removed requiring the camera and vibrate permissions
– Fixed issues relating to Account refreshing
– Added pull down to refresh the Overview screen
– Removed closed accounts from the Accounts screen

The app itself remains free on Google Play.

Woody: Endless Summer Launches on Google Play

Woody: Endless Summer Launches on Google Play

Aug 25, 2016

Endless wakeboarding? Yessir… that’s the premise behind INDT’s newest gift to Android, a water-bound runner called Woody: Endless Summer.

Here are the details (per the press release):

Play as a wakeboarding mutt named “Woody” — and jump, spin, and dive your way to stardom in this sharp-looking 2D arcade game developed by Brazil’s INDT (Instituto de Desenvolvimento Tecnológico).

Show off your skills by performing tricks while ramping over islands, gliding over platforms, and maneuvering around dangerous obstacles. Time your jumps just right to make daring underwater dives and rack up the big points. Earn enough points and you can claim a spot on the leaderboard :)

POWER-UPS & SPECIAL ABILITIES
* Time Freeze: Stop the clock!
* 2X Multipliers: Double your coins and points
* Magnet: Bring coins directly to you
* Head Start: Go through a tunnel of coins without running into a single obstacle
* Continue: Keep wakeboarding after the clock has run out … or if you run into a bomb.

Every missed jump and collision costs valuable seconds — but you can extend the clock by reaching checkpoints. Keep Woody’s wakeboarding fluid and flawless by hopping through speed-boost rings and sliding smoothly over ramps. Just be on the lookout for bombs: Sliding over one of those will ruin Woody’s run!

The game is free on Google Play, with optional in-app purchase opportunities. The trailer is below:

The Paranormal Society Arrives on Android

The Paranormal Society Arrives on Android

Aug 24, 2016

The Paranormal Society: Hidden Adventure, a new hidden object caper from mobile development heavy-hitter G5, has just launched on Google Play and the Amazon Appstore.

Per the Play Store:

Victorian London is experiencing an invasion of malevolent phantoms. The government officially denies it but has secretly asked the Paranormal Society for help. As a young wife who witnessed your husband’s spirit leave his body to join other phantoms, you become the newest member of the Paranormal Society in order to get answers. In the process, you will also:
EXPLORE London’s stunning manors,
FIND AND USE hidden objects,
SOLVE enigmatic puzzles,
USE scientific tools and…
BANISH evil spirits!

YOU CAN UNLOCK ADDITIONAL BONUSES VIA IN-APP PURCHASE FROM WITHIN THE GAME!

● Nine absorbing locations to search, each with multiple rooms
● 14 unforgettable characters to meet
● 35 phantoms to chase and defeat
● Over 500 engaging quests to fulfill
● Dozens of collections to assemble along your adventure
● Four types of puzzles to master

The game is free (with in-app purchases) on both stores. Check out the trailer below:

Rogue Jet Fighter Launches on Google Play and Amazon Appstore

Rogue Jet Fighter Launches on Google Play and Amazon Appstore

Aug 23, 2016

Developer Fierro Studios has a new game out on Android called Rogue Jet Fighter — and it’s available on Google Play and the Amazon Appstore.

Per Google Play:

Rogue Jet Fighter is the most thrilling and exciting space shooting game out there. You are on a Rogue Mission to steal the secret and key information of the alien’s invasion plan. Now that you have accomplish it, you are on the run and the aliens are trying to stop you by all possible means. Run away in your jet fighter ship; you have to escape the alien’s attacks, dodge the asteroids, destroy as many asteroids and alien space ships as you can, and reach the Jump Gate portal to get transported back to the Earth.

This amazing star fighting game has very exciting game play, amazing space environments with great sounds, and a great user interface to let the fighters have wonderful experience. You can select the space scene, and your spaceship from several options. The controls are super handy and easy to use (motion sensors or swiping on the screen) to navigate your jet fighter space ship.

The game is available for free (with in-app purchases) on Google Play, and completely free via Amazon Underground.

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‘Space Warrior: The Origin’ Launches on Google Play

‘Space Warrior: The Origin’ Launches on Google Play

Aug 23, 2016

Nekki has brought the former iOS-exclusive Space Warrior: The Origin to Google Play.

Game details per (Google Play):

Space Warrior is a thrilling shoot ’em up game with unbelievable visual effects. Experience the world of an alternative future of the Earth and get caught up in a plot of a full-on space saga.

It would seem that there is nothing to discover in the Solar System. But in the most remote corners of the Universe mankind has come up against cruel resistance. You are the only one who can save the galaxy from an alien race of invaders!

Features:
– popular Space setting of the game with futuristic NPC and Bosses
– stunning art which creates a real 3D world with accelerometer support
– tons of amazing explosions, lighting, post effects and slow motion wow effect
– easy one-finger game control
– an unique blend of addictive game mechanics and technologies
– it’s easy to play

The game is free (with in-app purchases); it is scheduled to launch on the Amazon Appstore in the near future.

Check out the trailer:

Gamegou’s ‘Soccer Shootout’ Launches on Google Play

Gamegou’s ‘Soccer Shootout’ Launches on Google Play

Aug 18, 2016

Sweden’s Women’s Olympic Team aside, penalty kick shootouts are exhilarating… especially for the folks watching. I should know, being a retired netminder myself.

Thus, it’s great news that Gamegou Limited, the crew behind award-winning game Perfect Kick, has a follow up effort out now called Soccer Shootout.

Game details (per Google Play):

Can you make the shot? Can you make the save? Can you handle the pressure as a stadium of sports fans looks on?

New authentic multiplayer penalty kick game Soccer Shootout puts you in the roles of football kicker and keeper for an ultimate showdown. Enjoy live, 3D gameplay with a simple flick of a finger. Build your dream team of kickers and train them in special skills. Go head to head with opponents from around the world in free and unlimited challenges. Win rich rewards every week! Are you ready to be a hero? The world is watching.

The game can be downloaded for free, and has in-app purchase opportunities. The trailer is below:

Moon Kid’s ‘Satellina Zero’ Launches on Google Play

Moon Kid’s ‘Satellina Zero’ Launches on Google Play

Aug 17, 2016

Satellina Zero is a new arcade game that just arrived on Google Play, and for now, the Android version has an exclusive: achievements.

Game details:

In this fast-paced, addictive follow-up to the indie hit Satellina, swipe and tap to collect a stream of colorful descending particles, generating original soundscapes as you go. Get into a flow to beat your score, unlock new colors and music, and reach ever more dangerous speeds.
* Addictive gameplay
* Simple control
* Multiple color palettes
* Procedurally generated music
* Compete against the world with global leaderboards
* Endless mode on all levels, plus unlockable, super-challenging secret mode
* Android version contains exclusive achievements

The game is free (with in-app purchases); check out the trailer below.

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